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Transitional Care Conference to seek ways to address families’ needsBy Jan Jarvis   Soon after their daughter Kendall was born, Jocalyn and Justin Briggs were told their baby would not live past her third birthday. Now 8, Kendall is thriving with the help of an army of health care providers that includes physical, occupational and speech therapists. Her parents want to do everything possible Read More »

Feb 15, 2017

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Health Science Center to close Jan. 16 for MLK holiday  The UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. However, all clinics staffed by UNT Health providers will remain open during normal business hours. The Gibson D. Lewis Library will have modified hours Jan. 13-16. The Fitness Center will be closed Jan. Read More »

Jan 13, 2017

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Health Science Center to close for winter breakThe UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 30, for the winter holiday. All classes and administrative offices will be closed during this time. Normal operations will resume on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at 8 a.m. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, Read More »

Dec 23, 2016

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Health Science Center to close Nov. 23-24 for ThanksgivingThe UNT Health Science Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24. Administrative offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. All clinics staffed by UNT Health providers also will be closed Nov. 23-24 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 27. Read More »

Nov 21, 2016

Campus Closed
Health Science Center to close Sept. 5 for Labor DayUNT Health Science Center, all clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians, and the Fitness Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, for Labor Day. However, the Lewis Health Science Library will be open. It will have abbreviated hours Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5. Have a happy and healthy Labor Day!

Sep 2, 2016

Michael McAfee
Helping children from cradle to careerBy Alex Branch Children born into poverty need support systems that extend from the prenatal stage into young adulthood in order to live the most successful lives possible, Michael McAfee, EdD, MPA, said. But too often those support systems – including health programs – impact children during only certain developmental stages and then fade away, Read More »

Jun 7, 2016

Campus Closed
UNTHSC closed on Memorial Day  The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31. The Fitness Center will be closed May 30. The Lewis Library will have Read More »

May 26, 2016

cindy Brach
Unifying health literacy efforts across TexasBy Alex Branch A national health literacy expert who helps increase patients’ comprehension of complex health information will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Health Literacy Symposium on Friday at UNT Health Science Center. Cindy Brach, MPP, Senior Health Policy Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, helped create the Health Read More »

May 18, 2016

Patient Safety
New Institute for Patient Safety focused on making health care safer in TexasBy Jeff Carlton   A collaborative institute launching Tuesday at UNT Health Science Center will focus on patient safety problems and preventable medical errors, crises that contribute to 251,000 deaths annually in the United States. The Health Science Center’s new Institute for Patient Safety will take a lead role in professional and community education, research Read More »

May 17, 2016

Gregory Petsko
Stopping a disease that is slow but relentlessBy Jan Jarvis Photo credit: Carlos Rene Perez/Weill Cornell Medicine   Parkinson’s disease is slow but relentless, and progresses over some 20 years. It takes the body, but leaves the mind intact until the late stages, said Dr. Gregory Petsko, a renowned scientist who will speak at the Neurobiology of Aging Trainee Symposium, hosted by Read More »

May 10, 2016